Skip to main content

tv   Action News Weekend 6PM  ABC  August 14, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm EDT

6:00 pm
and right now you can get 100 meg internet with equal upload and dowloads speeds, tv and phone for just $69.99 per month online. cable can't offer internet speeds this fast at a price this good. only fios can. "action news", delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff skversky and sarah bloomquist and walter perez. sunday night, the extreme heat isn't stopping the eagles from hosting another open practice tonight. a teenager is found shot to death inside a car in kensington. but the big story on "action news" once again tonight is the fifth day of of extreme heat, excessive heat warning we have been under has been stunnedded until tuesday evening. philadelphia officials say
6:01 pm
a third pen has died as a result of the heat, we will have more in just a moment but first we will begin with meteorologist melissa magee live from the accu weather big board with the latest from accu weather, melissa. >> sarah and walter we have talked about this all the time heat in combination with the humidity that makes it feel unbearable stepping outdoors. checking out current dew points in the region dew point numbers in philadelphia are in the upper 60's with the lower 07's north and west of town for allentown and reading. anytime they are that high and it is oppressive outside and down right awful as well and this pattern will hold true as we return to work on monday. current heat index numbers in philadelphia coming in at 102, 105 current heat index number in dover, more like 98 in reading. eighty-five allentown. to the south and east there in cape may, we have got a heat index number of 98 degrees. stepping outside on the town we have got you covered for that evening planner. 90 degrees is number at 7:00 p.m. tonight. sunnies setting. remember, before 8:00 p.m.:
6:02 pm
we have partly cloudy sky. temperature of 88. we will stay in the middle to lower 80's right the through nine, ten, and 11:00 o'clock tonight underneath a partly cloudy sky but it will be quite sultry and oppressive as well. we have talked about the excessive heat warning that expires for some north and west and south and east but national weather service has extended that excessive heat warning until tuesday, for the i-95 metro area, and for the immediate suburbs to the south and east and also to the north and west as there will be hazy, hot and humid. tomorrow we're calling for heat index ranging from 97 to 102 across the region. take a closer look at that and let you know when heat will ease, sarah with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast. >> thanks, melissa. two people are in custody tonight after leaving a baby in a hot car this afternoon in bensalem. the child is expect to be okay. "action news" reporter jeff chirico live from police headquarters in bensalem with the details, jeff? >> reporter: well, sarah,
6:03 pm
we're told an aunt and a grandmother are being book inside police headquarters here in bensalem on child endangerment charges. they apparently left the baby inside the car for 14 minutes, and now we are told that it all played out at target parking lot on rockhill drive-in bensalem. apparently the grandmother and aunt went shopping and left baby inside the car. a passerby noticed the baby and called for help when that baby was rescued it was 115 degrees. the aunt and grandmother apparently told police they had forgotten the baby. >> i don't know how someone forgets you leave a one year-old in the koran one of the most blistering days of the year. they went in shopping and they were going about their business. luckily there was a off-duty philadelphia police office their witnessed this as well and he opened up the car door and able to get the car door opened with some sort of lock out tool. bensalem police arrived and the officer was attending to the job. >> is there not much to be
6:04 pm
said. she's reprimanded, just deathly unacceptable. i flat out don't understand how it is done. i mean, you get out of the car you check for your wallet and purse how do you not check for a baby. >> reporter: mother was called and into custody of that baby. baby is being check out at st. mary's to make sure it is okay but soy far things are looking good for that one year-old. the grandmother and aunt, again, will be arraigned later today and both are facing child endangerment charges. we are live at bensalem police headquarters, jeff chirico for channel six "action news". >> thank goodness the child is okay. thanks, jeff. people across the region are doing whatever it takes to keep cool after health officials in philadelphia confirmed that there has been a third death, linked to the dangerous heat wave. "action news" reporter trish hartman has details. >> too hot this afternoon. so really is not better. >> reporter: that was sentiment among runners, bikers and rowers on boat house row try to get a work
6:05 pm
out this were temperatures got dangerously high. >> as you can see we have backpacks, with, you know, with your water, plenty of nutrition, we have stopped as afters we can. >> reporter: when it gets too hot runners took shelter in the air conditioning at philadelphia runner, watching other people run. in the olympic. >> you forget it is warm outside when you are in here. it feels great. >> reporter: from parents, sit a pirate ship. >> it is a pirate house. >> reporter: eakins oval was a place to find nice breeze and outdoor fun. >> cooler, in the bagger ice water, some snacks, make sure we stay in the shade. >> we were playing in the fountain over there earlier today, drink ago a lot of water and latherd up pretty good with the spf50 and we are already. >> reporter: here at philadelphia corporation for aging its heat line has been opened all weekend and operators busy anting heat-related questions especially folks with medical conditions.
6:06 pm
>> either their body is not telling them, they are in the dealing well with the heat or shown prescriptions that don't allow them to deal well with the heat, that is the dangerous part and that is where we wind up having heat related deaths that are preventable. >> reporter: today philadelphia public health department announced third heat related death during this heat wave. fifty-nine year-old man suffered from die beat and congested heart failure in north philadelphia. >> can you open the windows. >> reporter: officials are urging people to check on elderly neighbors who may not realize they are overheating and as highs are forecast ted to be in the 90 he's in the days ahead. trish hartman for channel six "action news". a corporation for aging heat line is still opened right now, the number to call right there is (215)765-9040. it will stay opened this will 9:00 tonight and reopen tomorrow morning at 8:30. operators can answer questions about heat stress, and other heat-related illnesses. stay with six abc/weather, six abc.com i should say for very latest the heat and first
6:07 pm
word on any pop up storms. don't forget to stay connect by following each of our meteorologists on twitter and facebook. we're following developing news, the teenager has been shot and killed in philadelphia's kensington section. it happened around 2:00 this a afternoon on the 2,000 block of east orleans street. police say that is where they found the 16 year-old shot inside a car and was rushed to temple hospital where he was pronounced dead no arrests have been made. two people were killed in a car crash this afternoon in east falls. police say that the driver of a volvo, who was speeding down lincoln drive around 3:00 o'clock when he went over median and hit a car. the 23 year-old man inside the volvo died at the scene. the driver of the other car was taken to einstein medical center where she died from her injuries. driver of the third car, involved, was not hurt. more than 50 west philadelphia residents had their water shut off at this hour because of a water main break that happened this morning. it happened around 7:00 o'clock in the intersection of the haverford avenue and 61st street.
6:08 pm
no word yet on what caused the break. the philadelphia water department expects to have water service restored by later on this evening. a rally today called on the military to provide blood screenings for pair of communities and some veterans in the delaware county. delaware valley i should say. concern citizens living near former willow grove air station and naval warfare center in neighboring warminster. well water in that area was fun to be contaminated with chemicals primarily from fire fighting foam, used at those facilities. these folks want navy to take responsibility for their health screenings. the state of pennsylvania has already put up ten million-dollar, to clean those wells. well, extreme heat is not stopping the eagles fans from flocking to the link today, bird are holding another opened practice in about an hour and admission is for free. "action news" reporter christie ileto is live there in south philadelphia with much more, hi there, christie. >> reporter: yeah, walter, yeah, it is running high because they are fresh off their preseason win despite
6:09 pm
the fact that carson wentz was injury. >> go eagles. >> reporter: yes. >> a lot more optimism, first time i have been down here and i have had live lived here for 65 years. >> reporter: are you excited about the eagles this year. >> yes, because they have wentz. >> out with the old, in with the the new. >> go eagles. >> reporter: are you worried about the fact that carson wentz has a hairline fracture. >> no, because he is so young, he just came out, and he got hurt that fast, that is not good. >> it is a hairline fracture. it is preseason. >> we're hopeful. i this year with the new coach and carson cents, we're ready, we're ready, yeah for a change. >> we need change in the right direction. hopefully it will bring us a different year, more successful year. >> e-a-g-l-e-s eagles.
6:10 pm
>> ♪ >> reporter: lots of high hopes for people attending this open practice at 7:00 o'clock. their next preseason game is thursday against pittsburgh steelers. reporting live from the link christie ileto for channel six "action news". >> christie, thank you. is there still much more to come on "action news" community members thanked police officers in philadelphia with a day of swimming. it felt lie a bit like ireland in delaware despite the heat, we will show you more of the irish dance, melissa. walter, heat rolls rolls on in the delaware and lehigh veil, we have a few spotty showers for the rest of tonight and let you know how long this heat will linger into the workweek with the details in the full and exclusive accu weather forecast. plus jeff skversky has very latest with the phillies in sports when "action news" continues.
6:11 pm
6:12 pm
6:13 pm
police officers and their families enjoyed much needed rest and relaxation in the somerton section today. the philadelphia club hosted a police office's appreciation day, all officers received free admission with food, beverages, the event was a way to say thank you for officers to putting their lives on the line to protect the community. dozens stopped by new hope automobile show this morning to check out cool antique and classic cars. show took place at new hope solebury school parking lot. this event is now a 59 year
6:14 pm
tradition, and it is all for a good cause. proceed benefit the educational scholarships for students, and research, at fox chase cancer center. it was all about irish dance to go day in wilmington, delaware. action cam on the scene at saint marks high school for 37th annual delaware irish dance festival. nearly 900 contestant from his across the u.s., had hear that traditional irish outfits. still to come jeff skversky with sports, phillies making a come back after a rocky start. that and much more when "action news", continues.
tv-commercial
6:15 pm
and spent eleven months in a pow vcamp.m what donald trump said about our members of the military being captured is a disgrace. he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. when you fly over enemy territory, the odds might be against you being able to come home. donald trump doesn't understand the weight of sending americans into harm's way. he's unfit to be president. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in. i know it's in. it's in, but it's not working. i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh absolutely. i like that. tech support that lets your technician see the problem over your smartphone.
6:16 pm
only from fios. a 112 year tradition continued today in norristown. m ms live celebrated the the man done or lady of perpetual health this years celebration included a procession and
6:17 pm
solemn mass followed by plenty of traditional italian food and music. the norristown lodge was found todd help poor italian immigrants entering norristown during the turn of the 20th century. >> lets get to jeff skversky. >> yes, the correct pronounces. >> the phillies looking good. >> they are looking great right now. they are giving phillies fans lots of hope, this phillies season has been a rocky road but they are finally, red hot again playing their best baseball in more than a month. today phillies trying to keep it going in and sweep colorado for the first time in four years. phillies fans, the players hit with balls, ouch. adam morgan drilled on his left arm. he leaves with a contusion. x-rays are negative. fourth inning, tied at two we will pick it up, jamie parades, get out of town. solo shot. phillies up one. parades on fire, triple shy of the cycle and he and miguel franco are having a party in
6:18 pm
the dug out. parades celebrates again, rbi double. phillies up by three. parades, three hits three, runs batted in begins rockies. phillies add another big one in the sixth. ryan howard from first, odubel herrera in the gap. watch howard score all the waste from first, in this heat, come on, big guy, get in there. phillies hang on to win seven-six. that feels good. phillies sweep rockies for the first time since 2012. >> so we had a great time to sweep the team like that with the offense, that was number one. i applaud our guys, on a real tough kay. they have battled the whole day. played hard. it was very special to me. >> when eagles hit the field for their open practice tonight under the lights at the link eagles fans will not get a shot of carson wentz running around and throwing. he is out indefinitely with that fracture in his ribs. doug pederson stressed protection, over and over again, but rookie quarterback, sam bradford would have his
6:19 pm
fair share of injuries in his career says sometimes there is nothing you can do to protect yourself, it is just football. >> you try to get hit as little as possible, that is ideal. the guys across from you they are big, strong, they are fast, they hit you, and it doesn't feel very good. just eliminating unnecessary hits. i don't think there is any secret. you will get hit. you have to deal with it. >> speaking of protection bradford starting offensive line is in change right now with lane johnson expect to be suspended, allen barber moved to right tack until practice and isaac sam lou in barber's spot and matt tobin has been filling in for jason peters at left tackle. we will see how they line up later today. wentz and lane johnson blaming the players union for letting him down among hot topics we will discuss on "action news" sports sunday coming up at 11:45, mike missanelli will join me live in the studio. justin rose who won in
6:20 pm
merion and ardmore three years ago wins his first gold medal in golf in 112 years. yeah, golf is back in the olympics. rose playing for great britain, end the drought. american swimmer ryan lochte says he was one of four olympians rob at gunpoint overnight in rio. his taxi was pulled over by armed men who were posing as police officers. they put a gun to his head before taking his money, and wallet. good thing they are okay, in rio, a scary scene for them overnight. >> really. >> thanks, jeff. up next on "action news" meteorologist melissa magee with your exclusive accu weather seven day forecast. >> but first a preview what is ahead on world news tonight. >> walter and czar, we will start with breaking news, tonight, thousands rescued from a flood disaster in the south east many still stranded, plus an american city erupts in violence, the national guard called in and squatter story like you have never heard before, wait until you hear what happened to one house. that is right after "action
6:21 pm
news". my belly pain and constipation? they keep telling me "drink more water." "exercise more." i know that. "try laxatives..." i know. believe me. it's like i've. tried. everything! my chronic constipation keeps coming back. i know that. tell me something i don't know. (vo) linzess works differently from laxatives. linzess treats adults with ibs with constipation, or chronic constipation. it can help relieve your belly pain, and lets you have more frequent and complete bowel movements that are easier to pass. do not give linzess to children under 6 and it should not be given to children 6 to 17. it may harm them. don't take linzess if you have a bowel blockage. get immediate help if you develop unusual or severe stomach pain, especially with bloody or black stools. the most common side effect is diarrhea, sometimes severe.
6:22 pm
if it's severe stop taking linzess and call your doctor right away. other side effects include gas, stomach-area pain and swelling. talk to your doctor about managing your symptoms proactively with linzess. pearle vision has been providing expert eye care. today, we make caring for your eyes even easier. right now, buy one pair of glasses, and get another pair free. this is genuine eye care in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision.
6:23 pm
the action cam was in tallyville, delaware this afternoon where people were trying to beat the heat in the brandywine river. some opted to float in inflatable rafts while others just jumped right in. they are having fun. >> very good. >> time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. it felt better but it was still really hot. it is just hard to say. >> you are right to say that because it wasn't as humid, believe it or not. >> it is still oppressive but felt better. >> very oppressive. it will be as intense tomorrow. that is why excessive heat
6:24 pm
warning expires for some but stays up for i-95, metro area we will talk about the details, guys. here's storm tracker six live double scan radar. you can see dry in philadelphia but we still do have have enough humidity to fire up showers and storms. we will go in tighter on street level, with storm tracker six with 1 million watts of power. you can see we have got some showers to the west of reading, also in the hamburg, and not in allentown or easton, that is good heading over to bethlehem for lehigh valley to watch for the last night of musikfest. those of you got showers around for you. they will be mainly north and west of philadelphia throughout the early evening hours. we will show you picture outside, sky six live in hd, looking at, penns landing, you can see ben franklin bridge, there on the this sunday evening. we have partly cloudy sky with puffy cumulus cloud around, as well, and then as we go throughout the rest of the evening for the sunsets, before 8:00 o'clock tonight. the heat rolls on. this is heat wave number five.
6:25 pm
it is day five of our heat wave. started out on wednesday with a high of 93. thursday 95. friday 97. yesterday's high 98. making it hottest day so far this year. on saturday. and then today we will max out at 97 in the city. here's the problem looking at current heat index numbers across the region. we're saying it is not as intense but still unbearable stepping outside. heat index today in philadelphia of 103, dover remember yesterday we had a heat index of 120. now 115. 101 in allentown. at the coast in cape may your highest heat index reported at 106. here's satellite six with action radar. we have a frontal boundary draped across our region and bulk on have that precipitation tonight will stay mainly north and west of that i-95 corridor. if you are heading north and west to bethlehem, lehigh veil, last night of musikfest. very humid with a then are storm around. temperatures for the most part will whoever in the middle to lower 80's. upper 70's along the way at 11:00 p.m. tonight. fast forward to the start of the workweek at 6:00 in the
6:26 pm
morning very warm start. feeling like upper 70's here in philadelphia a. eighty's south and east. future tracker six showing you at 2:00 p.m. monday heat index numbers will be in the upper 90's, that is why that excessive heat warping stays posted, i would allow for heat index numbers to range from 97 to 102, across the region, tomorrow. and then it certainly bears repeating that certainly something important to know, heat tips, seek out the air conditioning. lots of breaks in the shade. all is good idea to check on the seniors, elderly and bring the pets inside and make sure everyone is nicely hydrate because we are dealing with extreme heat for powe pronged periods of the time. exclusive forecast, still hood i am tomorrow. thunderstorm lightly, south of philadelphia most spots stay dry and 94. hot on tuesday with scattered showers and storms on the way in at 94 degrees. the not as harsh with the heat on wednesday. thunderstorm still around from the atlantic city air show and at 90. very warm and sunny on thursday, and 89, and 91 on
6:27 pm
friday. and sunshine and cloud, as we get into both saturday and next sunday, guys, highs in the upper 80's. along stretch that we are dealing with constantly taking time outside. >> got it, thank you. finally tonight folks were able to get an up close look with live chrisers in center city today this is annual bug fest at academy of natural sciences at drexel university. hundreds of beatles, millipieds, scorpions and butt are flies and more were on display. the academy collection includes more than 4 million insects. would i imagine they didn't handle scorpions. >> that is what my nightmares looks like right there. abc world news sunday next here on channel six. "action news" continues at 11:00. don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight. then we are back here again on six abc at 11:00. for melissa magee, jeff skversky and walter perez and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. we will see you right here at 11:00 o'clock.
6:28 pm
>> ♪ or wonder whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. harvoni is proven to cure up to 99% of patients... ...who've had no prior treatment. it transformed treatment as the first cure that's... ...one pill, once a day for 12 weeks. certain patients... ...can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. harvoni is a simple treatment regimen that's been prescribed
6:29 pm
to more than a quarter of a million patients. tell your doctor if you've had a liver transplant, other liver or kidney problems, hiv, or any other medical conditions, and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni may cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni may include tiredness, headache and weakness. i am ready to put hep c behind me. i am ready to be cured. are you ready? ask your hep c specialist if harvoni is right for you.
6:30 pm
welcome to "world news tonight." breaking news right now. a massive rescue operation under way. historic flooding destroying entire towns. more than 7,000 people pulled to safety, including this incredible underwater rescue. and tonight, many still stranded. robbed at gunpoint. gold medalist ryan locthe, in a dangerous stickup near the olympic village. >> he packed it, put it to my forehead, said get down. >> rio's darker side revealed. the real danger at the games. boiling point. an american city erupts in violence after police shoot a black man they say was armed. tonight the governor calling in the national guard. trump's blame game. facing reports his campaign is in the middle of a meltdown, the

39 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on